Rhea graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1992 and has been an in-house lawyer with McInnes Cooper since 1996. Over the course of her career, Rhea has been involved in trial and appellate advocacy in a diverse array of matters ranging from complex contractual disputes through administrative, regulatory and constitutional litigation.
In recent years, Rhea has focused her practice on labour and employment law where she has provided research, consultative and other support to the lawyers in the Labour and Employment Group. She has been involved in a range of matters on both the labour and employment side, including contract drafting, providing termination advice, assisting with dispute resolution before courts and various tribunals, advising and representing clients in respect of labour relations matters, and assisting a number of public and private clients with the development of policies covering a broad range of workplace issues. Rhea is also an active member of the firm’s Pension Group where she provides advice on issues relating to employment benefits, including pensions.